jump to last post 1-1 of 1 discussions (4 posts)

Submitted my Hub for Publication and it Came Back as a Duplicate?

  1. Kyle Atwood profile image90
    Kyle Atwoodposted 14 months ago

    I spent two days writing a hub and, apparently, it's a duplicate? Is this a bug? I hadn't copy and pasted anything but quotes from other articles (which I thought I properly cited). Were they to blame? Just a little peeved that I put all this work in for Hubpages to tell me I'm copying someone else's work. Is this a bug?

    1. theraggededge profile image100
      theraggededgeposted 14 months agoin reply to this

      We need a link. But, yes, if your hub has a lot of quotes which appear elsewhere, then it will be flagged as duplicate content. I'm not sure of the acceptable ratio of original text to quotes, but you may have exeeded it.

      1. SakinaNasir53 profile image97
        SakinaNasir53posted 14 months agoin reply to this

        I agree Bev.

    2. peachpurple profile image81
      peachpurpleposted 14 months agoin reply to this

      what you could do is copy part of your hub, paste at any checking plagiarism site to check for any duplicate words or content